Search for dissertations about: "prioritarianism"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word prioritarianism.

  1. 1. Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; radiation protection; radiological protection; nuclear power; nuclear energy; social issues; ethical issues; ethics; risk; uncertainty; value judgments; precautionary principle; distributive issues; justice; limits; prioritarianism; responsibility; egalitarianism; black swan; black elephant; risk management;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the assumption that the intersection of moral philosophy and practical risk management is a rewarding area to study. In particular, the thesis assumes that concepts, ideas, and methods that are used in moral philosophy can be of great benefit for risk analysis, but also that practices in risk regulation provide a useful testing ground for moral philosophical theories. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterising Needs in Health Care Priority Setting

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Erik Gustavsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Comorbidity; conceptual analysis; health care; health care needs; interpersonal aggregation; intrapersonal aggregation; multimorbidity; needs; prioritarianism; priority setting; priority to the worse off; rationing; reflective equilibrium; severity; shared decision-making; sufficiency principles; the principle of need; Aggregering; begreppsanalys; behov; behovsprincipen; delat beslutsfattande; hälso- och sjukvård; prioritanism; prioriteringar; reflektivt ekvilibrium; resursfördelning; samsjuklighet; sufficientism; svårighetsgrad; vårdbehov;

    Abstract : The focus of this thesis is needs in the context of health care priority setting. The notion of needs has a strong standing in health care policy; however, how the idea should be understood more specifically and how it should guide decisions about priority setting remain contentious issues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Goal-setting and goal-achieving in transport policy

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Holger Rosencrantz; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; rationality; goals; policy goal; transport policy; road safety; goal conflicts; priority; value uncertainty; restriction; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : The thesis aims at developing new, alternative approaches and methods based on suggestions and ideas originating from moral philosophy and philosophical decision theory. More precisely, the thesis aims at investigating the rationality of transport policy decisions, including goal-setting and performance evaluation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Human enhancement and technological uncertainty Essays on the promise and peril of emerging technology

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Karim Jebari; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay I explores brain machine interface (BMI) technologies. These make direct communication between the brain and a machine possible by means of electrical stimuli. This essay reviews the existing and emerging technologies in this field and offers an inquiry into the ethical problems that are likely to emerge. READ MORE